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22 October 2012

IVF may raise birth defects risk

Couples who undergo in vitro fertilisation to try to have a baby are more likely to have an infant born with a birth defect, new research indicates.

Couples who undergo in vitro fertilisation to try to have a baby are more likely to have an infant born with a birth defect, new research indicates.

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